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  1. There was some A-Hole that recently tried to scam people in this forum. So I wouldn't be surprised if this has been removed for security reason.
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  2. For the love of God, can you PLEASE make Tcikers searchable. Yes, I know I can go into a deal ticket and look at the CODE, but that means I need to know the full company name to start with. Not to mention various companies also havig warrants and such, just let us search by and list by TICKER!
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  3. I'm guessing this is in the share dealing account type? I would love this function too, but its appears it's only available on CFD's.
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  4. Hi, I am fairly new to the platform and I have been placing some orders, mainly for US stocks and some UK ones. Account is UK, the total book cost is in GBP. The only way to reconcile the total book cost with the money I actually paid for the stocks, is by using the current GBP/USD conversion and apply that to the book cost for each US stock, therefore the sum of GBP and USD position is calculated with the current conversion, which does not make much sense to me, as if the currency fluctuates, it makes the overall profit change. Do you have any recommendation on how to handle this? I thou
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  5. HI Shin, I read in a different post you have to email IG or call and they will convert your money. Hope this helps ;) Im new here too.
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  6. Hi guys, I have just opened my AUD account and had bought some US shares, I noticed that if I sell US share it will convert it to AUD again. My question is what can I do so I get to keep those USD when I sell US shares? Thanks for your help.
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  7. Is there a way to change your default account currency? I've initially setup the account with AUD but are basically only trading US stocks and would like to switch to avoid the 0.7% conversion charge compounding over multiple trades.
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  8. Hey @Shooter, With your CFD account if you want to change the currency settings to USD please send us an email with instructions to do so and you name, date of birth and address. If it's for your share trading account you can't change the base currency but you can have a manual conversion account meaning different currencies will be kept separately. For example when you sell US shares we will not convert the funds they will stay on the account in a USD pot. You can do that the the MyIG page by selecting Live accounts> Share trading> Currency conversion> Manual> Sa
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